Nettle H & B 1

Found by Ian Suddaby at the site of the old Manuel Works, Whitecross.

This example is not in my possession.

  • Stein, Castlecary Fireclay Works, Castlecary, Stirlingshire.
  • Stein, Manuel Firebrick and Refractory Works, Whitecross, Stirlingshire.
  • Stein & Co, Anchor Brickworks, Denny, Stirlingshire.
  • Milnquarter Fireclay & Gannister Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire

H & B is thought to stand for Hearth and Bosh. This is a type of furnace and many companies appear to have made bricks specifically for this design of furnace wherever they were built.

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